We have had 3 wonderful weeks away and it has been an amazing trip. (If you just want to get to the sewing, scroll down!) Firstly, we flew to Stockholm, which is a beautiful city, loads of things to see and do, if you have kids I would recommend the Viking Museum and the Abba Museum, both are very interactive and great fun! It also has a great fabric shop, Tygverket, where I bought a few meters.
Then we went to Lake Vattern for 4 days – very tranquil and peaceful but if you are a city person like me, 4 days is probably enough! On to Gothenburg, which was also fabulous. We then drove to Copenhagen and had 3 days there, unfortunately the weather wasn’t great but on a sunny afternoon we did a boat trip round the city which was fun, some very interesting buildings.
Finally, we went to Croatia for the last week and it was gloriously sunny and such a beautiful, cultured and sophisticated country, I would definitely recommend it. I found some great jewellery shops that sold pieces made by local designers. I particularly liked the design of Midzo, and bought a couple of pieces.
On to the sewing! Obviously, whilst away I didn’t do any sewing but I did wear all the things I made, so here they are …
This is a dress I haven’t blogged about, I love the fabric, it has trees with colours coming through like a sunset, bought from Rolls and Rems on Seven Sisters Road. Its a mash up between a Scout Tee, Grainline Studio, and the Coco Dress, Tilly and the Buttons.
I can’t tell you how much I love these trousers, I wore them so much on holiday and they are so comfy and cool (as in temperature, I don’t kid myself I look “cool”!)
Well, that’s it, it’s good to be home and back on the blog! (And “Bake Off” is back on TV yay!!) Please leave a comment by clicking the “comments” box at the top of the page, I would love to hear from you. What have you been up to this summer, or winter, depending where you are?